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Full text of "Shipping Practice"

CHARTERING AND CHARTER-PARTIES                 53

control, as transport to ship, is no defence for the charterer.
Should, however, a strike or some change in circumstances
of a like nature arise which makes the carrying out of the
charter-party impossible, then the charter may be con-
sidered to be frustrated by delay.

When the charterer supplies the cargo, the master must
take same on board with all reasonable speed—expressed
in the term "as fast as steamer can load." The supplying
of the cargo is generally considered to mean supplying the
cargo alongside the ship, or within reach of the ship's gear.

Lay days are qualified as excluding Sundays, Bank
holidays, and public holidays, therefore the number of lay

IT IS MUTUALLY AGREED between....................Owner of

the good ship..................................^....classed............................«......

Gross................net................now at............................................and

Messrs.........................................as Charterers.

That said steamer being tight and staunch, and in every way fitted
for the contract in prospect is agreed to be delivered to the port

of.................,..............on................................or if not ready  by  the

................................and to be redelivered in like good order and

condition, fair wear and tear excepted at........................or as near

thereto as possible on................................

Hire is to be paid at the rate ol...............................per month,

payment to be made in cash in London.

It is agreed that steamer shall not be responsible for Act of God,
Perils of the Sea, Queen's Enemies, Pirates, Rovers, Thieves, and
Restraint of Princes of any kind whatsoever.

Time ceases to count in the case of a breakdown of machinery
lasting for more than 24 hours, or for the purpose of dry-docking
for inspection.

It is mutually agreed that steamer shall carry any lawful mer-
chandise, not requiring special handling, loading or stowage, and
shall trade within world-wide radius, ice-bound ports excepted,
within Institute Warranty Emits, providing that vessel shall always
be afloat.

Owners to appoint Captain and Chief Engineer, but Charterers to
provide stores, provisions, crew's wages, and maintenance.

Any bunkers on board at port of delivery to be purchased by
Charterers at current prices at that place, and any bunkers on board
at port of redelivery to be purchased by Owners at prices ruling
at that port.

Owners to have a lien on cargo or freight for hire money due and
not paid.

It is agreed that a commission of 5 per cent shall be paid to Brokers
acting on behalf of Charterers.

.......................„..„..........„.........., Signature.

Date